The total wage arrears as of October 1 increased by 3.1%

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AK&M 20 October 2021 20:00

The total wage arrears as of October 1, 2021 increased by 3.1% (41.5 million rubles) to 1.37 billion rubles. compared to September 1. The data are provided by organizations of the observed types of economic activity (not related to small business entities), Rosstat reported.

Of the total amount of unpaid wages, debts incurred in 2021 account for 531.3 million rubles (38.8%), in 2020 – 239 million rubles (17.5%), in 2019 and earlier – 598.7 million rubles (43.7%).

Less than 1% of employees of the surveyed organizations had wage arrears.

By type of economic activity, the number of employees to whom there was debt was distributed as follows: manufacturing - 41.9%, construction - 17.2%, agriculture, hunting and provision of services in these areas, logging - 12.7%, activities in the field of health and social services - 6.3%, transport - 6%, mining - 5.3%.